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Aug 6, 2013 6:00am PDT
, but the details are ahead >> we have breaking news. former president george w. bush had heart surgery in texas morning from dallas, texas. during his special yesterday, he was discovered to have a blockage in an artery so they put in a stent and the president is resting now. tomorrow, he hopes to go home if all are well and he is released, supposedly, become at activities on thursday if everything goes okay. >> this would be george w. bush, the younger, theson, of president george h.w. bush. he had the surgery and he is doing well. he said he is grateful to the skilled medical professionals who have cared for him and thanked his families friends and fellow citizens for their prayers and well wishes and importantly high encourages everyone to get regular checkups because it was during a routine physical exam that they discovered the blockage if his artery in the heart and that is how they ended up having the surgery this morning. >> number 43 if you keep track of the presidents as they do in the bush family, 41 is the father, 43 is the son. at 6:31, mike? >> heart surgery yesterday and going ho
MSNBC
Aug 29, 2013 6:00pm PDT
, during this presiden presidency. during the last presidency in 2004, when george w. bush was running for re-election, you might remember that one of the ways the republicans tried to kind of game the system for that election, particularly in states where they thought things were going to be close, was they made sure in those states republicans pushed ballot measures for that fall's election that were anti-gay rights. they calculated that anti-gay marriage sentiment was so strong that it would drive conservative voters to the polls in really high numbers and while those conservative voters were there at the polls to vote against the gay, those voters, of course, could also be reliably counted on to vote for george w. bush as well. there were 11 anti-gay ballot measures sharing the ballot with george w. bush that year in 1 1 states and the anti-gay side won in every single one of those states. george w. bush won as well in 9 of those 11 states and, of course, he won the presidency. in that election and for years before and after, every single time that marriage rights for same-sex coup
MSNBC
Aug 6, 2013 7:00am PDT
, thank you. >>> breaking news. in the morning a health scare for former president george w. bush. during his annual physical yesterday, doctors found a blockage in an artery. this morning, president bush had a stent to open that blockage. he is supposedly in good spirits and eager to return to a normal schedule. and we have home insurance. but if we made a claim, our rate would go up... [ whispering ] shhh. you did it right. you have allstate claim rate guard so your rates won't go up just because of a claim. [ whispering ] are we still in a dream? no, you're in an allstate commercial. so get allstate home insurance with claim rate guard... [ whispering ] goodnight. there are so many people in our bedroom. [ dennis ] talk to an allstate agent... [ doorbell rings ] ...and let the good life in. (announcer) flavors talk tthis delicious gent... are worth searching for. friskies. feed the senses. >>> alex rodriguez. >> chicago fans let alex rodriguez have it as he returned from the disabled list and made his 2013 season debut for the new york yankees the same day he got slapped with major lea
FOX
Aug 6, 2013 12:00pm PDT
george w. bush recovering from surgery. when you smoke, addictive ingredients like nicotine pull you in. every day, over 1200 people die from smoking-related diseases. don't sink deeper into addiction. pull yourself out! >>> the fort hood shooting trial finally got underway this morning after delays. major nadal hasan is accused in the shooting rampage in fort hood in folks. 13 people were killed and 32 others were wounded. acting as his own attorney in his opening statement, he said "the evidence will clearly show that i am the shooter." hasan tried to plead guilty but milt law requires a not guilty plea in death penalty cases. >>> in boston a federal jury has begun deliberations in the trial of james whitey bulger. he's accused of 19 killings and 13 counts of extortion and money laundering during a 20- year reign of terror. closing arguments wrapped up yesterday. the 83-year-old has pleaded not guilty to all counts. he fled boston in 1994. he's one of the nation's most wanted fugitives until he was captured in 2011. esidt obama i outline his plans for an overhaul of the mortgage refin
ABC
Aug 6, 2013 5:00pm PDT
that are now called for games to be boycotted n san francisco, abc 7 news. >> former president george w. bush expected to be released from the hospital after undergoing a heart procedure, doctors discovered a blockage and today, insert aid stent to open it. the 67-year-old expected to resume normal activities on thursday. carolyn johnson is here with more on the type of procedure. here is a look at the human heart. the reason people typically get a stent is because plaque build up that is formed by ldl cholesterol in the blood that can accumulate over time with no symptoms. in the type of procedure+dv the stent is inserted into an artery to clear the blockage open it, helping blood flow unobstructed. the representatives say his prob jemz -- problems showed up during a stress test. but stress tests not usually routine in patients with no symptoms. raising questions about possible overtreatment of people start to expect stress tests. >> a concern is that some high end clinics starting to do stress tests without then you find something. >> there are warning signs. they can be subtle. talk to yo
NBC
Aug 6, 2013 5:30pm PDT
. >>> good evening. brian is off tonight. i'm lester holt. >>> former president george w. bush is hospitalized tonight, recovering from a procedure to open up a blocked artery in his heart. doctors discovered the blockage during a routine exam and placed a stent in the artery. it's a pretty common procedure, performed thousands of times each year in the country. still, the news caught a lot of us offguard, as the 67-year-old former president has always appeared quite fit, and is known for maintaining a vigorous exercise regiment. and so tonight, his diagnosis has put the spotlight on the limits of a healthy lifestyle when it comes to a healthy heart. our chief medical editor dr. nancy snyderman starts us off. >> reporter: when he was in office, president bush's medical team declared him to be in the superior fitness category. with low blood pressure and low cholesterol levels. >> i had my physical. and i'm feeling pretty good. >> reporter: even after leaving office, president bush has continued to maintain an active exercise regimen six times a week. >> it doesn't take much tim
FOX
Aug 25, 2013 11:00pm PDT
george w. bush nominated rice to be national security advisor. >> congratulations. >> reporter: condoleezza rice has an impressive resume. in 1981 at the age of 26 she became a professor at stanford and later went on to become university provote. she was unique, a woman specializes in soviet affairs. in 1989 she joined then president's george w. bush's white house staff as a member of the security council. >> she is an expert on russia and eastern europe. >> reporter: retired san francisco state international relations professor miller says there's no question that rice is the right person for the job of advisor. rice spoke about the racism her family endured. >> my father joined our party because in 1952, the democrats would not register him to vote. the republicans did. >> reporter: one of her play mates was among four little girls killed in 1963 when a white racist bombed the church. rice says her parents thought her to never allow racism to hold her back. those who know rice say if there are scars from her past, they don't know. >> i see no distortions from the kinds of thi
FOX News
Aug 7, 2013 2:00am PDT
of cool $244.7 million. >> joel -- jo lyn, thank you. >>> president george w. bush waking up in a hospital this morning after under going heart surgery. the latest on his condition. and whether you could also be at risk. >> is this t-shirt sexist? it is sparking so much controversy the store is now pulling it from shelves. so... [ gasps ] these are sandra's "homemade" yummy, scrumptious bars. hmm? i just wanted you to eat more fiber. chewy, oatie, gooeyness... and fraudulence. i'm in deep, babe. you certainly are. [ male announcer ] fiber one. [ villain ] well mr. baldwin... it appears our journey has come to a delightful end. then i better use the capital one purchase eraser to redeem my venture miles for this trip. purchase eraser? it's the easy way to erase any recent travel expense. i just pick a charge, like my flight with a few taps, it's taken care of. impressive baldwin. does it work for hotels? absolutely thank goodness. mrs. villain and i are planning our... you scare me. and i like it. let's go what's in your wallet? in the news sgoerg w. bush expected to be released from the ho
LINKTV
Aug 16, 2013 2:30pm PDT
prepared to defend him? even george w. bush. from june of 2011. [speaking french] >> a colorful character trying to pass off one animal as another? >> that is not a lien. -- lion. hold on a minute. the zoo has since shot down. maybe not, and. >> more news coming up very shortly. of course, the latest from egypt. curfew inwith a 08/16/13 08/16/13 [captioning made possible by democracy now!] >> from pacifica, this is democracy now! >> if you look at the reports, even the disclosures that mr. snowden has put forward, all of the stories that have been written, what you're not reading about is the government actually abusing these programs. and listening in on people's phone calls or inappropriately reading people's e-mails. >> days after president obama
CBS
Aug 7, 2013 4:00am PDT
out there. >>> george w. bush spends the night in the hospital after doctors perform a procedure to clear a blocked arter er near the former president's heart. >> the damage is done. they need to let my father go. >> the father of a teenager believed to be kidpped begs for her release and sends a message directly to his daughter. >> hannah, we all love you very much. if you have a chance, you take it. you run. you'll be found. thank you. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, august 7th, 2013. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm alexis christoforous. president obama is speaking out about the terror threat that's forced the closure of more than a dozen diplomats posts. yesterday they were ordered out of yemen and the first criminal charges were filed in last year's attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. jericka duncan has our report. >> reporter: president obama got serious on "the tonight show with jay leno," speaking publicly for the first time about the current terror threat. >> it's significant enough that we're taking every p
ABC
Aug 6, 2013 5:30pm PDT
, how did a man as fit as former president george w. bush end up in surgery? and trapped a terrifying day for superstar usher, his son caught under water by the powerful suction of the underwater swimming pool drain. >> my nephew was in the pool and he went and i couldn't get him. >> a warning for everyone in the summer season. >>> and a good evening to all of you. we begin with that worldwide terror alert. tonight america taking new action. the u.s. military evacuated americans out of the embassy in yemen and they are intensifying the hunt for the leaders of the terror plot. so does this mean the risk has increased tonight? abc's chief foreign affairs correspondent martha raddatz tells us what is happening right now. >> reporter: today a u.s. navy reconnaissance plane circled yemen's capital, scouring the streets and alley ways below searching for terrorist operatives behind a plan u.s. intelligence believes involves a strike on the u.s. embassy or other western targets with explosive trucks. craig, a freelance journalist in the city described the eyes in the sky. >> it was buzzing f
ABC
Aug 7, 2013 4:00am PDT
an entire airport. dramatic new video just in from the scene. >>> health scare. george w. bush gets an unexpected surgery. what doctors find wrong with the former president's heart. >>> and full house. 11 boys in 1 family. and now, another newborn. did the family finally get their girl? >>> good wednesday morning. we're getting new details from the commander in chief about the terror threats which led to the closings of u.s. embassies. >> president obama says while the threat is real, the americans should not change overseas travel plans. abc's tahman bradley is joining us from washington with more on what the president revealed overnight. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: diane and john, good morning. worries an attack is imminent. the u.s. military helped evacuate nonessential personnel from the embassy in yemen. and this morning, the military is scouring the streets, searching for al qaeda. the obama administration has reportedly ordered a series of drone strikes in yemen in an effort to disrupt a terrorist plot to attack the american embassy and other western targets. this come
NBC
Aug 6, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. >> and an unexpected trip to the hospital for a former president known for his fitness. george w. bush at the operating room and how he's doing tonight. do you see the 10% back in points, aw baby, i'm seeing triple again. plus another 10%, plus free shipping? yeah. you're good. this is the member triple play deal. this is sears. >>> new at 5:00, nbc news chief justice correspondent pete williams is reporting a libyan man, ahmed ca ta la is charged with playing a significant role in last year's attack on the u.s. dipietroic compound in benghazi. he's the first person known to be charged in connection with that attack which killed four people including piedmont high and uc berkeley grad ambassador chris stevenson. ca ta la has been described as the founder of a libyan extremist group. vegs are have said they believe he was at the u.s. consulate during the attack. u.s. authorities have identified about half a dozen other people also suspected of being involved in that attack. >>> at the same time the terror alert about a possible al qaeda attack has been ratcheted up another notch with the ordered that no
ABC
Aug 7, 2013 1:40am PDT
george w. bush. the surgery he needed after years of good health. >> crash landing, a vacation dream turned into a nightmare for a prominent california family in switzerland. the hot air balloon accident that looked like a disaster. >> jumping jackpot, the powerball drawing topped $400 million. what is fueling the big lottery prizes? and your chances to win. >> a humble superstar, beyonce concert finale in new york, how she made a statement on her way to the stage. that's in the "the skinny" on this wednesday, august 7th. ♪ boy i'm just playing ♪ come here baby >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now" with john muller and diana perez. >>> play the lottery powerball? >> we played when we were in chicago, hoping that the illinois lottery would be good to us. it wasn't. so no we haven't played. >> you're not in it? >> i'm not. actually. actually have to ask my husband. >> you have time? >> do i have time? >> if the drawing is tonight. >> you have time. can't you get it in the morning. >> i can get it in the morning. >> which is now but later in the morning when you fini
FOX
Aug 6, 2013 7:00am PDT
>>> we've just learned about a serious heart problem involving former president george w. bush. >> reporter: we're live in the presidio where san francisco firefighters are mopping up a fire that charred about three acres. we'll tell you if any homes or blilds were -- buildings were threatened. >>> a state-wide amber alert is in effect. >>> and a fast-moving fire at a san jose storage facility. these are live pictures at the scene. we have a news crew headed there. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning. it's tuesday, august 6th. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. >>> breaking news about heart surgery performed on former president george w. bush this morning. a spokesman for the former president said doctors in dallas inserted a stent after discovering a blockage in an artery during a routine physical exam yesterday. the spokesman said the blockage was opened with no complications and that former president bush is expected to go home tomorrow. >>> also new this morning, a fire burned several acres in the presidio. at one point, the fir
FOX News
Aug 6, 2013 10:00am PDT
president george w. bush recovering after doctors perform a serious heart -- find a serious heart condition and perform a dangerous procedure. >>> claiming the government's not broke and that the feds have a right to collect more money out of your pocket. >> the bottom line is we're not broke. there's plenty of money. it's just the government doesn't have it. the government has a right, the government and the people of the united states have a right to run the programs of the united states. [ male announcer ] you'll never see weekday lunch the same again! it's red lobster's rlunch. seven selections made for your lunch break, like simp tacos and grilled shrimp salad with soup. all jt $7.99. come inoday for rlunch and sea food differently. >>> fox news alert, breaking new details on the terror threat triggering now evacuations as well as embassy shut downs around the world. it starts with the americans in yemen now being told to pack up and get out. welcome to a brand new hour of american live. i'm jamie colby. >> i amnes'm gregg jarrett, in megyn kelly. the u.s. air force gets 70 americans i
CNN
Aug 31, 2013 3:00pm PDT
is doing is exactly what george w. bush did in the fall of 2002 when he went before the general assembly and said the international community has to take its responsibility for disarming hussein. >> i have to take a break. george w. bush also said i'm giving you hussein, one more chance before i invade your country. >> that in effect is what the president is doing right now. >> can i say, i misspoke earlier and said the secretary of state and the president went to play golf, it was the vice president. you don't like that. >> this doesn't look good. there was a moment when hillary clinton was secretary of state, she was going to istanbul for a conference on syria. she stopped in south africa and cut a rug on the dance floor in south africa. many people in the region war wondering what kind of behavior is this. we now have the president, this a somber moment in the life of our country and region and 1400 people have been killed in this attack, it's good to forego the golf course. >> no one is denying, all adult, everyone needs to relax but you have to be at least aware of the optics. >> yo
CNN
Aug 30, 2013 10:00am PDT
familiar? some say it sounds like a decade ago when he heard george w. bush make his case for war in iraq. the similarities are just a few. take a listen. >> the iraqi regime is a serious and growing threat to peace. on the commands of a dictator, the regime is armed with bilogical and chemical weapons. it possesses ballistic missiles and promotes international terror and seeks nuclear weapons. >> my next guest says there are far more differences between president bush's action in iraq ten years ago and president obama's desire to act in syria. jane newton small is time magazine's correspondent. good to see you as always. we should let our audience know setting up those similarities, that's the first line from your article. tell us why you think they're not similar. >> well, first of all, the object of the action and that regime change. about ten years ago george w. bush really wanted to topple hussein. barack obama does not want to topple assad because they're very worried if they do there will be a vacuum of power in syria and it will become a failed state and al qaeda could take over.
FOX News
Aug 28, 2013 9:00pm PDT
-related elements may, in fact, take charge of the country? president george w. bush was hounded by the press over these questions. if he had to answer, so should barack obama. here in stud quo is fox news channel's own colonel oliver north. his new book out in paperback today. >> it is a must read for barack obama. he needs to read this one. it's about a president who forgets about 9/11. guess what's three weeks away? >> my concern is, first of all, this has been going on for 30 months. 100,000 killed. >> over 100,000 dead. over 250,000 wounded. 2.3 million people in refugee camps along the turkish, syrian border. now flowing into iraq. it's an unmitigated disaster that the consequence of this administration's naive approach that all you need is an election in a country that's never had democratic traditions, no institutions and this so-called arab spring. every single country that's experienced this from tunisia in the west to syria in the east, people are worse off than they were before. that includes egypt, the most populous arab country. it's a disaster. >> they have telegraphed that it would
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2013 1:00am PDT
regarding our 43rd president, george w. bush is in good health and good condition tonight following heart surgery, angioplasty, the insertion of a stint into his heart to alleviate a dangerous blockage there. the former president's prognosis is reportedly good. he, of course, is it famously fit and physically active. we, of course, wish mr. bush a full and speedy recovery. we wish all the best to his family. as we got that news today about that health development for him, coincidentally one particular part of the legacy of the bush presidency loomed very large over today's news. and that story is next. >>> if you look at president obama's schedule any day of the week or month or year, this is usually the first thing you see on that schedule. the president and vice president received the presidential daily briefing. the first thing in the morning, it happens day after day after day after day. it's very consistent. this is pretty much how every day starts for the president of the united states and usually the vice president, too. the presidential daily briefing, the pdb. it's the daily docu
FOX News
Aug 30, 2013 7:00pm PDT
? the experts are here, lindsey graham, john bolden, and oliver north. what does george w. bush think about the crisis and the decision president obama must make. hear from president george w. bush coming up. as your life changes, fidelity is there r your personal economy, helping you readjust along the way, refocus as careers change and kids head off to college, and revisit your investments as retirement gets closer. wherever you are today, fidelity's guidance can help you fine-tune your personal economy. start today with a free one-on-one review of your retirement plan. help the gulf when we made recover and learn the gulf, bp from what happened so we could be a better, safer energy company. i can tell you - safety is at the heart of everything we do. we've added cutting-edge technology, like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitoring center, whe experts watch over all drilling activity twenty-four-seven. and we're sharing what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. our commitment has never been stronger. and you know what i walked out with? [ slurps ] [
NBC
Aug 4, 2013 8:00am PDT
and george w. bush's approach in the war on terror. i will agree with rick on one point, and that is we do live in a post-benghazi world, especially when it comes to embassy protection. and there are a lot of families of people who were killed at benghazi that wish they'd gone on this sort of alert. so this is, this is, benghazi is the 800-pound elephant that nobody's speaking about on this matter. that's why so many embassies have been shut down. but i don't know that there would be a lot of people saying it's because of the tim duncan ti of barack obama but rather the mistakes made in benghazi. >> look, drone policy is one policy. what we've seen is an administration that has refused to confront radical islam, that embraced the muslim brotherhood in egypt and now you see the consequences of that and what's happened there. they have not been -- they won't even use the word "terror." they have withdrawn politically from the engagement and fight. yeah, sure, they're going after bad guys with drone programs, but that is not a comprehensive policy -- >> but, rick, i have not, if you've watche
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2013 1:00am PDT
to be simple. look at how george w. bush became president. it was the overpowering incentive in the republican party was in win. in the 1990s they lost. the government shutdown in 1995. they lost when clinton won again. they lost on impeachment. they say, we have to find a way to win an election. you have george w. bush and compassionate conservatism. it's a totally different game. they said compassionate conservative was big government conservatism and spoiled the good name of conservatism and gave us barack obama. you have two sort of competing things, two sort of complementary things going on in the conservative movement. one is standard. beat the other party's guy. beat barack obama. the other one is there's no such thing in a post-bush world of being too pure in the republican party. what that exactly means from a policy and agenda standpoint, i don't know, nobody's articulated yet. there's this constant battle now, constant reinforcement for people who seek out the most pure position, most pure label and you can gain stature, prominence and make a lot of money on the conservative side by
CNN
Aug 22, 2013 10:00am PDT
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Aug 30, 2013 10:00pm PDT
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Aug 31, 2013 10:00am PDT
that from george w. bush w who will not enter into the fray of this but understands what president obama is going through. he has been in that oval office. making these tough calls. there is only a few living americans who will understand how difficult these positidecis are. >> we are given the heads up of 1:15 eastern time for this statement. as often happens, with this white house, it is a bit delayed. we don't have a two-minute warning as of yet. we are back with our panel, chris wallace and ollie north. what do you expect him to say? is this more laying out the case? >> i think we will probably -- with a situation where he will announce he will continue to deliberate on this and will try to build some relationships. my guess is because the window is so narrow. you would have to do this tomorrow night. sunday might. because he is not going to do it before he briefs the rest of the members of congress. that's going to be tomorrow. he is going to leave monday night for sweden and then -- but -- that gives him essentially sunday night or monday night to make the attack. you probably don'
KICU
Aug 6, 2013 7:00pm PDT
months. >>> the unexpected medical procedure that left former president george w. bush hospitalized tonight. >>> it is a cool feeling, i will have a look of what you can expect for your area and how long this pattern will last. >>> the bill is in the mail once again for hundreds of thousands of california prop owners. bill for this year should start arriving in mid august. taxpayers advocacy group is working to over turn the law in court. >>> paul chamber is live with details on today's emotional step. >> reporter: team has nine days to practice before competing in today's race. they happen to be back out in the water in despite of losing a teammate. >> it was incredible, the team -- >> that's because it is the first time the team compete in the race since the tragic of andrew bart simpson. >> that was unfortunately. >> back in may, simpson was killed during a practice run the bay. when the. the team rallied together and say they have a bond that'll last for a lifetime >> i think it is tough and everyday we are getting stronger as a team and we are working hard to push and get
MSNBC
Aug 6, 2013 6:00am PDT
a little bit of breaking news this morning, a health concern having to do with former george w. bush. during his annual physical examination, this came from president bush's office, during his annual physical exam at the cooper clinic in dallas yesterday, a blockage was discovered in an artery in his heart. at the recommendation of his doctors, president bush has agreed to have a stint placed to open the blockage. the procedure was performed successfully earlier this morning without any complication at the texas health presbyterian hospital. president bush in high spirits, eager to return home tomorrow and resume his normal schedule thursday. he's grateful to the skilled medical professionals who cared for him. he thanks his family, friends, fellow citizens for prayers and well wishes and encourages us all to get our regular checkups. susan, here it is. this is a man, one thing about him, very healthy. >> super fit. >> a very fit life. just a reminder, no matter how much exercise you get -- >> god bless you, mr. president, and speedy recovery. he's an amazing man who has given to oth
MSNBC
Aug 6, 2013 10:00am PDT
scare. george w. bush, the president famous for his athletic lifestyle has undergone a heart procedure this morning to clear a blocked artery. the problem was found yesterday in a routine annual physical. we'll have the latest from dr. nancy snyderman. >>> the end of the graham era. after 80 years as a family-run business, the grahams are selling "the washington post" to amazon's ceo jeff bezos seen here deal making at a media summit last month in sun valley. but can the king of dotcom save print? >> we knew we could keep the "post" alive. we knew it could survive. but our aspirations for the "post" have always been higher by that. >> this is going to shake things up. >>> good day, i'm andrea mitchell in washington. nearly 100 u.s. government personnel flew out of yemen today on a c-17 air force cargo plane. leaving only a kel stal emergenskeletal emergency staff behind because of what the state department is calling the extremely high threat level. th all of this comes after the interception of al qaeda communications threatening major attacks on u.s. interests. joining me now from ne
MSNBC
Aug 9, 2013 10:00am PDT
that he sent a telegram of get well to george w. bush to emphasize there was an american. he got along with very well. if you were in the east room today in. >> does he need john boehner? does he need to have a better relationship with john boehner? to chuck's point earlier about mitch mcconnell, he's not going to do any deals with the democratic led white house on a grand bargain or anything else because of primary challenge in 2014. does president obama need a better relationship than he currently has which is basically no relationship with john boehner to get something big done? >> dennis is working on those relationships. maggie, what would you like to ask president obama today? >> i would like to ask him to explain the contradictory statements out of the white house and from him about the nsa surveillance program and what is the case and what isn't? >> all good questions. i think -- presumably some of those will be asked. thanks to you, chuck. god speed as you head to the white house where it will be an interesting press conference. >>> more rain is adding to the misery today in p
MSNBC
Aug 9, 2013 3:00am PDT
. the president is going off on vacation but the last commander in chief, george w. bush, also took his share of r and r. at this point in george w. bush's presidency, mark knoller with cbs figured this out, george w. bush had spent 367 days at his ranch in texas or at his family's compound in kennebunkport, maine. that, of course, according to mark knoller who says also, that president obama, who doesn't own a vacation home or have a family compound, has only spent 92 days of his presidency on vacation and before he heads out of town he's going to make more news. the president will be holding a news conference at the white house at 3:00 p.m. and, you know, i just got to say, and i always go back, ed rendell, to a maureen dowd column talking about first ladies and who the great first ladies were and how pat nixon was great at making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches that would relax richard nixon and as maureen said and she wasn't being sarcastic or snippy at all, if that put the president's head in a better place, to make decisions regarding china or the economy or -- then that's exactly what th
MSNBC
Aug 22, 2013 2:00am PDT
was in 2005. the poll asked who do you think was more responsible for the poor response. george w. bush or barack obama. 28% of the republicans said former president george w. bush who was in office at the time. but 29%, 1% more, said that president obama was responsible even notice he didn't take office for four more years. and 44% said they aren't sure who to blame. >>> well, dick cheney's daughter, liz, who is running for senate in wyoming, had to pay $220 fine for making a fault statement on an application for a fishing license about how long she lived in the state. she says it was all a misunderstanding. >>> and a new jersey corn maze gets political to draw attention. a farmer created a corn maze showing images of chris christie and barbara quinn, both candidate for governor. and that is your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> it's been five decades since martin luther king jr. gave his legendary speech. starting this week, people from all over will gather to celebrate. melissa mollet is in washington with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. nice to see you. that's right, t
ABC
Aug 6, 2013 4:00pm PDT
school of arts n 2010 the school renamed sf school of the arts. >> former president george w bush undergoing heart surgery. >> doctors discovered a blockage in an artery but the former president didn't show symptoms of heart disease. >> abc news has more now from washington, d.c.. >> george w. bush has been a role model of health for someone his age, so it was surprising to hear the 67-year-old had a stent implanted into one artery today. bush's spokesman says he show nod symptoms of heart disease but after a stress test, doctors ordered an angiogram. >> they haven't shared a lot of information. what she the said is that it was picked up on a routine physical examination. that is surprising because they should not involve a stress test. >> the stent is fairly common procedure. >> this is a stent. in the procedure a catheter is inserted into a person's leg. and it has a balloon on there. the balloon opens up that blockage, then, leaving behind this fire stent this, tube. >> since he left the white house bush gecht a low profile but a very active life style. he is an avid golfer, mo
CBS
Aug 6, 2013 5:30pm PDT
remember the pictures of a very fit president george w. bush running and riding a mountain bike were surprised to hear he was in a dallas hospital today getting treatment for a clogged artery. mr. bush is 67 and had no history of heart disease. our dr. jon lapook has more about this. >> reporter: a statement from the former president's office said doctors discovered the blockage yesterday during mr. bush's annual physical. he then agreed with his physicians' recommendation to have a stent put in. in this procedure, a clogged blood vessel feeding the heart is usually opened up with a tiny balloon and the stent is placed to keep the artery from closing. specific details on why mr. bush received the stent have not been released. almost half a million people get them every year, but there's controversy about which patients benefit. so far, studies have shown that unless a person is having a heart attack or near heart attack, a stent is no better than medication and life-style changes at prolonging life or preventing a future heart attack. but many cardiologists believe there is still a b
CNN
Aug 6, 2013 2:00pm PDT
, the former president george w. bush undergoes heart surgery for a blocked artery. were there warning signs? >> americans evacuated from yemen after deadly drone strikes on al qaeda militants, sparking growing concern about an al qaeda terror attack. i'll speak to the former director of the cia and nsa, general michael hayden. and bill clinton survived a sex scandal while he was in the white house. does he have any advice from the mayoral candidate anthony weiner? we'll hear from the former president of the united states. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> in the white house the former president was always very healthy. but today a constituent was placed in an artery after a routine exam revealed a blockage. it was performed, quote, successfully without complication and that he is in high spirits, eager to resume his normal schedule. tom forman joins us with the latest details. >> reporter: wolf, with all the other news breaking in washington today, this caught many people far off guard that the news that the former president had a heart health scare. ♪ ♪ >> reporter:
FOX News
Aug 11, 2013 7:00am PDT
sent former president george w. bush to the hospital last week for a heart operation from a guy who stays really fit. he bicycles. he exercises. and you might, too. but we want you to know the warning signs. what it means for all of us. "sunday housecall," coming up. >>> the latest on an american missionary in north korea now hospitaled. kenneth bae. north korea's supreme court claims he used his tourism business to form groups to overthrow their government. bae's sister said he's being treated for an enlarged heart now, chronic diabetes and back pain. they're still pleading for his release. >>> an exclusive fox news center interview. arizona senator john mccain weighing in on the president's plan to reform government surveillance programs. the president outlining his proposals on friday, calling for increased transparency and more. here is senator mccain's reaction. >> there's a careful balance here between preserving our assets and capabilities and making sure the american people are convinced that their privacy is not being violated. and it is a careful balance. right now, as i m
CBS
Aug 6, 2013 5:00pm PDT
in the hov lane. ♪ undergoing a heart stent procedure. >>> former president george w. bush is expected to be discharged from the hospital tomorrow after undergoing a heart stent procedure. the 67-year-old had surgery in texas after doctors discovered a blocked article during his annual physical. a stent is used to prop open arteries. a spokesman said bush is in high spirit and is eager to return home. >>> all government personnel in yemen have flown out of the country in the fears of a port- a-potty tern terrorist attack. officials say they intercepted a secret message from al- qaida's leader urging mill at that particular times to, quote -- militants to quote, do something. >>> the u.s. solar accused in the fort hood shooting rampage says he did it and he'll prove it. he is representing himself in a court-martial which started today. susan mcginnis says that means his victims will have to answer to him. >> he spoke softly but told jurors i am the shooter. acting as his own attorney, he also called himself an imperfect muslim and apologized for mistakes he made. >> the rounds started h
KRON
Aug 15, 2013 8:00pm PDT
on her presidential wish-list for 2016. george w. bush's daughter, barbara, told people magazine she wants hillary president. barbara bush has no political affiliation. the 31-year-old was being interviewed about her work as c-e-o of the nonprofit global health corps. "unbelievably accomplished." but her respect for clinton doesn't necessarily mean she would vote for the former secretary of state. bush told the magazine she would have to see who against. a rodeo clown that made fun of president obama at missouri's state fair has started a national debate that's getting louder and angrier. you can see a rodeo clown mask. now, as athena jones reports, many conservative voices are asking-- what's the big deal? the rush limbaugh show courtesy: jameson hsieh josh earnest white house press secretary "shut up & sing" courtesy the weinstein company wednesday fox news channel "this is infantile. this is childish. this is worse than political correctness." the firestorm over this clown act mocking the president. has created a firestorm of it's own. "he put on an obama mask. he's a rodeo clown!
CBS
Aug 7, 2013 7:00am PDT
is not cross examining them. >>> former president george w. bush is expected to be released from a dallas hospital this morning. he underwent a procedure to clear a clogged artery yesterday. doctors placed a stent in the artery. they discovered the blockage during his annual physical monday. our chief medical correspondent is with us. explain the procedure, if you would, that the president had. >> over time you can develop plaque in an artery supplying the heart muscle. in a stenting procedure, a tiny catheter is introduced right up to that area of blockage and a balloon is introduced to below up that blockage and then a stent is placed to keep it open. >> is that the only way to treat a blockage? >> no therein lies a huge controversy. you would thing, would you not, if you have a blocked artery the person will do better. but it's not true. the only time stenting has been shown to either prolong life or prevent a heart attack is if a person is having a heart attack or a near heart attack but 80% of people getting this elective procedure don't know that. now, cardi
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